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Kilkenny River Court Hotel

4.0 of 5 The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Just spent 2 nights here. Rooms very clean and comfortable bed. Food was lovely. They are going to renovate this hotel in the next couple of weeks so will return in the near future. The weather was bad so we didn't get to use the lovely outdoor area. A bit disappointed they have no swimming pool now it will be... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location, the staff, the decor were all up to standard but the food was very average. The menu could have come from 1987. We were in a large family group celebrating a birthday.the set menu was deadly dull. It was what you would expect from a wedding in the 80's. Calling a chicken and mushroom vol au vent a... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed at River court Hotel on New Years Day, the reception staff were lovely and upgraded us to a Castle view room. We had the beautiful castle lit up at night, a beautiful sight from our window. Big king size bed, so comfortable, lovely mood lighting. Tea and coffee making facilities stored away nicely in a... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Deidre c, Thank you from all the team for posting a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay, from our castle view bedroom to our very well-known extensive breakfast buffet and menu. We hope that you enjoyed the remainder of your visit to Ireland and had a very... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked our wedding date last year & have to say it was a perfect choice. Each member of staff at this hotel were outstanding!! Declan & Una & all the team were so helpfull & friendly. Our guests to the wedding gave us great feedback & enjoyed the whole day. Our thanks to John in the bar for having... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Trish and Mark, Thank you again for your very warm words of thanks to all the team at the River Court. I know all of the team will be delighted to read your wonderful comments. For all of us it was an absolute pleasure in dealing with you during all of the months of planning and then ensuring that... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here Saturday for coffee & scone , had gorgeous cappuccino & scone with cream, waitress was very fast & friendly , nice place to relax in out of the cold with lovely big comfy chairs with plenty of room for the buggy ! Has nice view of Kilkenny castle & great location right in the centre of... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shakyaido. Thank you for posting a review of your recent visit to the River View bar at the River Court Hotel. I am delighted that you experienced the comfort and warm atmosphere of the River View bar which has fantastic views of Kilkenny castle. We are shortly beginning a full refurbishment programme of the hotel that will include the... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi. We had a family event booked at this hotel and received absolutely wonderful treatment from the moment we set foot into reception. Receptions, restaurant staff, Manager, house keeping: everyone was very courteous, friendly and helpful. While the pool was out of action, and the children in our party were disappointed, the hotel staff more than compensated us for this... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Susan e, Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us and for your very valued custom. All of the team will be delighted to read that although the pool was closed that the children still had a fantastic stay with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed the food and ambience created by the team at the hotel.... More 

Frome, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, mother & brother stayed here for 2 night's for my twin brother's Wedding last week and we all agreed it is a lovely Hotel in a great location, minutes from the main town and shops, pubs and restaurants. We had a room on the first floor with a lovely view of the River and the Castle. The room... More 

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Scott H, Thank you for posting such a wonderful review of your recent visit to the River Court Hotel. It was an absolute pleasure for myself and all of the team to look after you and all of your family and friends during this very special occasion. The high quality of service and food that we serve at all... More 

Galway, Ireland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently overnighted in this hotel and was looking forward to a pre-breakfast swim. Imagine my surprise when I arrived down that morning to find that the pool was no longer in existence! The receptionist then informed me that the leisure centre had simply been closed. I was not informed of this when I made the booking or when I... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

yes folks just spent three wonderful night at this hotel the staff really went out of there way to make our stay special we had a wonderful meal on new eve and had a lot of fun seen in the new year in the bar thank you for that see you again soon

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear James L Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and for your very positive comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your new years eve stay with us and that you enjoyed the entertainment in the main bar afterwards. I wish you all the best for 2015 and look forward to welcoming you to... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice hotel, in lovely town. Helpful staff, with good restaurant and breakfast. Restaurant: dinner last table at 8.15pm but the food and service were good without being spectacular. Room was average. I suppose if you were spending a lot of time in your room it would need to be nicer. Perfect location on the side of the river. Beautiful setting.

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DeclanMoriarty, General Manager at Kilkenny River Court Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Rob-Jock Thank you very much for taking the time to write your review and for your very valued custom. I am pleased that overall you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the hotel to be in the perfect location for visiting the many attractions that Kilkenny city has to offer. We are shortly beginning a major... More 

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Additional Information about Kilkenny River Court Hotel

Address: The Bridge | John Street, Kilkenny, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Kilkenny > Kilkenny
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kilkenny River Court Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 90
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